Richard H. Rothman, M.D., Ph.D., Founder

Richard H. Rothman
Richard H. Rothman, M.D., Ph.D. is the founder of Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, which is one of the country’s largest academic orthopaedic departments and serves as Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.

His business interests include founding and acting as past Chairman of the Board of Specialty Care Network, a publicly held company now known as HealthGrades.  He served as an advisor for the Carlyle Group and now is Senior Advisor to the Riverside Company.

 
Among his notable achievements in the field of research was the development of the Accolade total hip system, which has become the most widely used system in the United States and predominant in Australia, Canada and Asia.  He has published over 250 peer-reviewed papers and 14 textbooks.
 
He has been on the Board of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and also a Trustee of the University of Pennsylvania and the Brandywine Museum.  He is currently a Trustee of Thomas Jefferson University and serves on several industry boards.
 
Education
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania
  • M.D., University of Pennsylvania
  • Ph.D., Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Titles & Certifications
  • Founder of the Rothman Institute
  • The James Edwards Professor of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Arthroplasty
  • Board Certified, Orthopaedic Surgery
Hospital Affiliations
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • AtlantiCare Regional Medical Centers
  • Rothman Specialty Hospital
Professional Associations
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Hip Society
  • Philadelphia County Medical Society
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Association for Advancement of Science

Visiting Professorships

  • Gorgas Hospital, 1974
  • Harvard Medical School, 1975
  • William Beaumont Army Medical Center, 1975
  • University of Miami, 1975
  • Thomas Jefferson University, 1976
  • Harvard Medical School, 1976
  • Baylor University, 1976
  • St. Luke’s Hospital, 1976
  • University of Southern California, 1976
  • Hospital for Joint Disease, 1976
  • Mayo Clinic, 1977
  • University of Washington, 1977
  • Henry Ford Hospital, 1978
  • University of Chicago, 1980
  • University of Georgia, 1981
  • Cleveland Clinic, 1982
  • Harvard Medical School, 1982
  • UCLA, 1982
  • Harvard Medical School, 1984
  • University of California, San Diego, 1984
  • University of Miami, 1985
  • University of Texas, 1986
  • Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, 1986
  • New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, 1987
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1991
  • Louisiana State University, 1991
  • Johns Hopkins, 1993
  • University of Virginia, 1993
  • New England Baptist Hospital, 2001
  • Harvard Medical School, 2001
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2002
  • University of Texas, 2005
  • University of Chicago, 2005
  • Lennox Hill Hospital, 2005


Original Papers

  • Rothman, Richard H. and Machella, T.: The Effect of Glycopyrrolate on Gastric Secretion. The Journal of New Drugs 3:106-109, March 1963.
  • Rothman, Richard H.: The Anatomy of the Human Rotator Cuff. The Anatomical Record 148:329, February 1964.
  • Rothman, Richard H., Depalma, A.F., and Parke, W.W.: Congenital Abnormality of the Radio-Ulnar Syndesmosis. Clin Orthop 36:156-158, December 1964.
  • Rothman, Richard H.: The Effect of Aging on Tendon Capillary Bed. The Anatomical Record 151:3, 1965.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Parke, W.W.: The Vascular Anatomy of the Rotator Cuff, Clin Orthop 41:176-186. July, 1965.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Slogoff, S: The Effect of Immobilization on the Vascular Bed of Tendon. Surgery, G. & O. 124:1064-1067, May 1967.
  • Rothman, Richard H.: Electrical and Mechanical Principals in Bone Bio-dynamics. Chapter in Engineering in the Practice of Medicine, edited by Segal and Kilpatrick, Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, 1967.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Rubin M.: Tendon Calcifications and Vascularity. Surgery, G. & O. 125-577-580, 1967.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and DePalma, Anthony F.: The Nature of Pseudarthrosis, Clin Orthop 59:113-118, 1968.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Judson, James: The Vascular Response of Connective Tissue to Immobilization. The Anatomical Record 160.2, p. 418, 1968.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and DePalma, Anthony F.: Surgery of the Lumbar Spine. Clin Orthop 63:162-170, 1969.
  • Rothman, Richard H.: Effect of Anemia on Fracture Healing. Surgical Forum Vol. 19, 1968.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and DePalma, Anthony F.: Osteotomy of the Hip. Clin Orthop 73:109-115, 1970.
  • Rothman, Richard H.: The Clinical Syndrome of Lumbar Disc Disease. Orthop Clin N Am 2:463-475, 1971.
  • Rothman, Richard H.: The Conservative Treatment of Cervical Disc Disease. Orthop Clin N Am 2:435-441, 1971.
  • Rothman, Richard H.: The Effect of Hypoferremia on Fracture Healing. Clin Orthop 76, 1971.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Campbell, R.: Total Hip Replacement. Am J Roent 113:4 634-41. December, 1971.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Anterior Interbody Fusion for Severe Cervical Disc Degeneration. Surg. G. & O. 134:755-758, 1972.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Cervical Disc Degeneration, Natural History. Acta Orthop Scand Vol. 43, 392-396, 1972.
  • Rothman, Richard H.: Indications for Lumbar Fusion. Clinical Neurosurgery. Chapter 17, 215-219, 1973.
  • Rothman, Richard H.: The Pathophysiology of Disc Degeneration. Clinical Neurosurgery . Chapter 12, 174-182, 1973.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Infection of the Cervical Spine – Chapter in the Cervical Spine – edited by Robert Bailey, M.D., Lea and Febiger, 1974.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Current Concepts in Osteomyelitis – Chapter in Diagnosis of Treatable Disease edited by Orville Horwitz, Lea and Febiger, 1973.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: The Aging Spine. The Anatomical Record 175:430-431, 1973.
  • Rothman, Richard H.: New Developments in Lumbar Disc Surgery. Orthop Review 4, 23-30, 1975.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Myelographic Patterns in Lumbar Disc Degeneration, Clin Orthop 99:18-29, 1974.
  • Rothman, Richard H.: The Acute Cervical Disc. Clin Orthop 109:59-68, 1975.
  • Rothman, Richard H., Booth, R.: Failures of Spinal Fusion. Orthop Clin N Am 6:299-304, 1975.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Anatomic Considerations in the Gleno-Humeral Joint. Orthop Clin N Am 6:341-352, 1975.
  • Rothman, Richard H., Marvel, James P. Jr., Heppenstal, R. Bruce: Recurrent Anterior Dislocation of the Shoulder. Orthop Clin N Am Vol. 6, No. 2:415-422, 1975.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: The Painful Charnley Total Hip. Am J Radiology 121:61-68, 1974.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: The Facet Joint: Another Look. Bulletin of the N.Y. Academy of Science 51:1294-1311, 1975.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Booth, R.: Cervical Angina. The Spine 1:28-32, 1976.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Intra-dural Neurofibromas Simulating Lumbar Disc Disease. J. Boint Surg 58-A:1040, 1976.
  • Rothman, Richard H.: Salvage Spine Surgery. Clin Orthop 119:281, 1976.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Parke, W.W.: Dorsal Sacro-Dural Ligaments in the Human Fetus. Anal Record 187:676-677, 1977.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain. Dallas Medical Journal 1977.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Salvage Spine Surgery. Orthop Transactions 1:41, 1977
  • Rothman, Richard H.: Lesions de la Columna Cervical. Third Symposium International de Traumatologia 3:110-119, 1977
  • Rothman, Richard H.: La Fisiopatologia de la Degenervacion Discal. Third Symposium International de Traumatologia 3:312-323, 1977.
  • Rothman, Richard H.: Tecnica y Resultados de la Laminetecvia Lumbar. 3:342-350, 1977.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Parke, W.W.: Comparative Arterial Vascularization of Cervical Spinal Nerve Roots. Orthop Transactions 2:30, 1978.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Pathogenesis of Signs and Symptoms of Cervical Disc Degeneration. AAOS Instructional Course Lectures XXVII, Chapter 14, 203-215, 1978.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Atlanto-Occipital Hypermobility. Orthop Clin N Am 9:969-972 1978.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: New Concepts in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Infections of the Cervical Spine. Orthop Clin N Am 9:1039-1051, 1978.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Parke, W. W.: The Venous Relations of the Median Atlanto-Axial Articulation. Anatomic Record.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Holmes, Hamilton E.: The Pennsylvania Plan: An Algorithm for the Management of Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease. Advances in Pain Research and Therapy, Vol. 3 edited by John J. Bonica, Raven Press, New York, 1979, p. 699-711.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Wiesel, Sam W.: Occipitoatlantal Hypermobility, Spine 4:178-191, 1979.
  • Rothman, Richard H.: Microsurgery and the Technique of Lumbar Laminectomy. AAOS Symposium on Microsurgery. Ch. 12, 153-169, 1979.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Holmes, Hamilton E.: The Pennsylvania Plan: An Algorithm for the Management of Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease. AAOS Instructional Course Lectures Volume XXVIII 1979, pp. 193-200.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Holmes, Hamilton E.: Technique of Lumbar Laminectomy. AAOS Instructional Course Lectures Volume XXVIII 1979, pp. 200-207.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Results of Surgical Intervention in the Symptomatic Multiply-Operated Back Patient. J Bone Joint Surg 61 -A, October 1979, pp. 1077-1082.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Marvel, James P.: Orthopedic Surgery Chapter in Outpatient Surgery, edited by R. C. Schultz, pp. 290-319. Lea and Febiger, 1979. Philadelphia.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Wiesel, Sam W.: Acute Low Back Pain - An Objective Analysis of Conservative Therapy. Clin Orthop 143:290, 1979.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Wiesel, Sam W.: Cauda Equina Syndrome. Clin Orthop 147:234-237, 1980.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Wiesel, Sam W.: Acute Low Back Pain. Spine 5:6-13, 1980.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Low Back Pain and Sciatica Following Total Hip Replacement. Spine 5:292, 1980.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: An Algorithm for the Radiographic Evaluation of Low Back Pain in Radiographic Evaluation of the Spine edited by J. D. Post. pp. 680-685, 1980.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Metrizamide Myelography and the Identification of Anomalous Lumbosacral Nerve Roots. J Bone Joint Surg 62-A, 1203-1208, 1980.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Arterial Vascularization of the Cauda Equina. J Bone Joint Surg 63-A, 53-62, 1981.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Algorithm for Salvage Surgery. Clin Orthop 154:14-17, 1981.
  • Rothman, Richard H.: The Role of Spine Fusion. Spine 6:7-8. 1981.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Lumbar Disc Disease and Spinal Stenosis in Surgery of the Musculoskeletal System. Ed. C. M. Evarts, Churchill Livingston, 1983.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Fibrous Dysplasia. Skeletal Radiology. (In Press).
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Treatment of Dural Tears. J Bone Joint Surg 63-A, 1132-1137, 1981.
  • Rothman, Richard H.: Failures of Spinal Surgery. Clin Orthop Surgery Japan. 16, 343-348, 1981.
  • Rothman, Richard H.: Metrizamide Myelography and Epidural Venography. Spine 7:55-64, 1982.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Holmes, H.E.: The Treatment of the Young Person with a Herniated Disc. Controversies in Orthopaedic Surgery, Chapter XV. Edited by Leach et al, W. B. Saunders, 1982.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Diagnosis and Management of Cervical Spine Injuries. Athletic Injuries to the Head, Neck and Face, Chapter XIII. Edited by J. S. Torg, Lea and Febiger, 1982.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: The Detection and Prevention of Pulmonary Embolism in Total Hip Replacement. J Bone Joint Surg 64-A, 1040-1044, 1982.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Bell, G.: The Conservative Treatment of Sciatica. Spine 9:54-56, 1984.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Holmes, H.: Lumbar Disc Disease - Clinical and CT Evaluation.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: The Effect of Thermal Therapy upon Rehabilitation of Total Knee Arthroplasty. Clin Orthop 178:198-201, 1983.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Garfin, S.: Traumatic Spondylolisthesis of the Axis. The Cervical Spine edited by Bailey, p. 223-232. J. B. Lippincott, 1983.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Parke, W. W.: The Pharyngovertebral Veins: An Anatomic Rational for Grisel's Syndrome. J Bone Joint Surg 66-A: 568-574, 1984.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Simeone, F.: Clinical Usefulness of CT Scanning in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Lumbar Spine Disease. Radiol Cl N Am 21, 2:197-200, 1983.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Booth, R.: Spinal Stenosis in Modem Trends in Orthopaedic Surgery. E. M. Campanacci, 1983.
  • Rothman, Richard H., Wiesel, Sam W. and Feffer, Henry, L.: Industrial Low Back Pain. Spine 9:199-203, 1984.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Herkowitz, H.: Subacute Instability of the Cervical Spine. Spine 9:348-357, 1984.
  • Rothman, Richard H., Booth, R.E. and Stambough, J.L.: Transient Hypercorticism after Epidural Steroid Injection. J Bone Joint Surg 66-A: 1115-1116, 1984.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: A Study of Computer Assisted Tomography. Spine 9:552-556, 1984.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Cuckler, J.M.: Lumbar Spondylolisthesis in Neurosurgery. Edited by Wilkens and Rangachari. McGraw-Hill, New York, 1985.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: The Use of Epidural Steroids in the Treatment of Lumbar Radicular Pain. J Bone Joint Surg 67-A, 63-66, 1985.
  • Rothman, Richard H.; Wiesel, Sam W. et al: The Development of a Cervical Spine Algorithm and its Prospective Application to Industrial Patients. J Occ Med 27:272-276, 1985.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Degenerative Spondylolisthesis. Spine 10:287-289, 1985.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: The Incidence, Clinical Significance & Etiologic Factors Influencing Aseptic Loosening after Charnley Total Hip Arthroplasty. Univ of Pa Orth Journal 1:61, 1985.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Instrapinal Synovial Cysts. J Bone Joint Surg 67-A, 865-871, 1985.
  • Rothman, Richard H.; Wisneski, R. J.: The Pennsylvania Plan II: An Algorithm for the Management of Lumbar Degenerative Disease. Chapter 3 in AAOS Instructional Course Lectures. 17-36, C. V. Mosby, 1985.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Editorial: CT Scanning and Metrizamide Myelography. Spine 11: 1, p. 1, 1986.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Aseptic Loosening after Total Hip Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty 1:99-107, 1986.
  • Stambough, Jeffery L.; Rothman, Richard H.; Balderston, Richard A.; Booth, Robert E. and Cohn, Joy C.: Conversion Total Hip Replacement: A Review of 140 Hips With Over 6 Years Followup. J Arthroplasty 1: 261-269, 1986.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Sciatica from a Sciatic Neurilemoma. J Bone Joint Surg 68A, 9, 1456-1457, 1986.
  • Rothman, Richard H.; Wong, R.Y.; and Lotke, P.A.: Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Comparison of Paired Total Condylar and Posterior Stabilized Prosthesis in Total Arthroplasty of the Knee. p. 274-278. Ed. J. A. Rand and L. D. Dorr, 1987.
  • Rothman, Richard H.: Decision Making in Low Back Surgery. Bul Hosp Joint Diseases 46:93-107, 1986.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Who Should Receive a Prosthetic Hip? Diagnosis 49-58, 1987.
  • Rothman, Richard H.; Herkowitz, H. et al: The Use of Computerized Tomography in Evaluating Non-Visualized Vertebral Levels.... J Bone Joint Surg 69-A, 218-224, 1987.
  • Rothman, Richard H., et al: Antibiotic Penetration into Rabbit Nucleus Pulposus. Spine 12:254-256, 1987.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Treatment of the Septic Hip with Total Hip Arthroplasty. Clin Orthop 221: 231-237, 1987.
  • Rothman, Richard H.: Cost Control: A Surgeon's Perspective. Trans of College of Phys of Phila 5:164, 1987.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: The Treatment of Patellar Fractures after Total Knee Arthroplasty. Jeff Orthop J 16:36-40, 1987.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Dislocated Total Knee Arthroplasty. Jeff Orthop J 16:77-79, 1987.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et a]: Posttraumatic Gluteal Compartment Syndrome. Clin Orthop 231:127-129,1988.
  • Rothman, Richard H.: The Replacement Surgery Option (Editorial) AIM, p. 26, 1988.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Development and Five Year Prospective Application of a Computerized Quality Based Diagnostic and Treatment Protocol. J Spinal Disorders 1:50-59, 1988.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Pulmonary Embolism After Hip or Knee Replacement; Postoperative Changes on Pulmonary Scintograms in Asymptomatic Patients. Radiology 172 172:481-485, 1989.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: The Prevention of Pulmonary Emboli in Total Hip Arthroplasty; Ten Year Experience with Low Dose Warfarin Therapy. J Arthroplasty 4:217-221, 1989.
  • Rothman, Richard H.; Hozack, W.H. et al: Survivorship Analysis of 1,041 Charnley Low Friction Arthroplasties. J Arthroplasty 5:1, 41-47, 1990.
  • Rothman, Richard H.; Vemace, J. et al: The Results of Chamley Low Friction Arthroplasty for Avascular Necrosis. Acta Orthop Scand.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: The Treatment of Patellar Fractures after Total Knee Arthroplasty. Clin Orthop 236:123-128, 1988.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Laminectomy: A Review of the Pennsylvania Hospital Experience. J. Spinal Disorders. 1:116-133,1988.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Dislocation of the Posterior Stabilized Total Knee Arthroplasty. J. of Arthroplasty 3:363-367, 1988.
  • 112. Rothman, Richard H. and Garfin, S.R.: Traumatic Spondylolisthesis of the Axis. Chapter in The Cervical Spine, p. 344-354, J. B. Lippincott, 1989.
  • Rothman, Richard H. and Wisneski, R.: Microdiscectomy Techniques. Seminars in Spine Surgery 1:54-59, 1989.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Long Term Results of Lumbar Spine Surgery Complicated by Unintended Incidental Durotomy. Spine 14:443-446, 1989.
  • 115. Rothman, Richard H. et al: The Patellar Clunk Syndrome. Clin Orthop 241:203- 208,1989.
  • 116. Rothman, Richard H. et al: Arthroscopic Management of the Patellar Clunk Syndrome following Posterior Stabilized Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty 4:179-182,1989.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Errors in Decision Making as a Cause for Failure of Lumbar Surgery, Chapter in Complications of Spine Surgery. Edited by S. Garfin, M. D., Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, 1989.
  • 118. Rothman, Richard et al: Microdiscectomy: A Critique in Microdiscectomy of the Lumbar Spine. Edited by Williams, McCullough and Young, Aspen, Baltimore, 1990.
  • 119. Rothman, Richard H. and Cohn, J.: Cemented Versus Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty. Clin Orthop 254:153-169, 1990.
  • 120. Rothman, Richard H. et al: Lumbar Spine Algorithm in the Lumbar Spine. Edited by Weinstein and Wiesel. W. B. Saunders, Philadelphia, PA 1990.
  • Rothman, Richard H.; Lotke, P., et al: Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty: A comparison of Paired Total Condylar and Posterior Stabilized Prostheses. Chapter 21 in Proceedings of the Knee Society, 1985, J. Rand Ed., Aspen and Baltimore, 1987.
  • 122. Rothman, Richard H. et al: Long Term Survival of the Charnley Low Friction Total Hip Arthroplasty. Seminars in Arthroplasty 1:3-7, 1990.
  • Rothman, Richard H., et al; Initial Stability of a Collarless Wedge Shaped Prosthesis in the Femoral Canal. Seminars in Arthroplasty 1:87-91, 1990.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al Insertional Femoral Fracture: A Biomechanical Study of Femoral Component Stability. Seminars in Arthroplasty 1:91-95, 1990.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Radiographic Demarcation of the Acetabular Bone-Cement Interface. J Arthroplasty 5:1-4, 1990.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Total Knee Arthroplasty After Tibial Osteotomy. Seminars in Arthroplasty 2:53-59, 1990.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Total Hip Arthroplasty for Osteonecrosis. Seminars in Arthroplasty 2:3, 234-240, 1991.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: The Technique of Cemented Total Hip Arthroplasty. Techniques Orthop 6:26-33, 1991.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Evaluation of the Painful Prosthetic Joint. J Arthroplasty 6:237-244, 1991.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Clinical and Roentgenographic Evaluation of Hydroxyapatite-Coated and Uncoated Porous Total Hip Arthroplasty. Seminars in Arthroplasty 2:280-288, 1991.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Rotation Affects Apparent Radiographic Position of Femoral Components in Total Hip Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty 6:567-571, 1991.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et a]: Patient Controlled Analgesia in a Postoperative Total Joint Arthroplasty Population. J Arthroplasty 6:523-528, 1991.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Femoral Neuropathy Following Total Hip Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty 6:559-566, 1991.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: A Prospective Comparative Study of Cemented vs. Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty. Jeff Orthop J 20:25-34, 1991.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Trochanteric Non-unions. Jeff Orthop J 20:35-38, 1991.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Operative Technique for Primary Total Hip Replacement - Chapter in The Hip, Lea and Febiger, 199 1.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Uncemented Total Hip Arthroplasty. Chapter in The Hip, Lea & Febiger, 1991.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Infections in Total Hip Replacement. Chapter in The Hip, Lea & Febiger, 1991.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Total Knee Replacement, Arterial Complications. Am J Surg 164:237-240, 1992.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Exclusion of Type 11 and Type VI Pro Collagen Gene Mutatons in a Five Generation Family with MED.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty for Displaced Acute Intra-articular Knee Fractures. Clin Orthop 276:229-237, 1992.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Intraoperative Femoral Fractures in Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty. Orthop Review 21:337-342, 1992.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Posterior Dislocation of Total Knee Arthroplasty. Clin Orthop 278:128-133, 1992.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Pulmonary Embolism in Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty. Clin Orthop 282:158-163, 1992.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: A Prospective Randomized Comparison of Two Surgical Approaches to Total Hip Arthroplasty. Clin Orthop 288:102-111, 1993.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Pulmonary Embolism - Incidence in Primary Cemented and Uncemented Total Hip Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty 7:465-470, 1992.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Incidence of Pulmonary Embolism after Total Knee Arthroplasty...Clin Orthop 286:27-31, 1993.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: TGF Enhances Osseointegration In Vivo. Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Ceramics in Medicine. P. Duchenne, Ed. 1993.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Porous Coating Methods: The Pros and Cons. Contemp Orthop 27:269-278, 1993.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Cemented vs. Cementless Total Hip Replacement - A Comparative Study of Equivalent Patient Populations. Clin Orthop 289:161-165, 1993.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Establishing a Home Care Protocol for Early Discharge of Patients with Hip and Knee Arthroplasties. Home Healthcare 12:24-30, 1994.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Radiographic Assessment of Cementless Femoral Components. J Arthroplasty 9:137-141, 1994.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Hip Arthroplasty: Fit and Fill, Fact or Fiction? Orthop 17:803, 1994.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Establishing a Home Care Protocol for Early Discharge of Patients with Hip and Knee Arthroplasties. Home Healthcare 12:24-30, 1994.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Acute Arterial Thrombosis Associated with Total Knee Arthroplasty. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 20, 927-932, 1994.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Post-operative Blood Salvage in Total Knee Arthroplasty Using the Solcotrans Autotransfusion System. J. Arthroplasty 10:433-437, 1995.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Prospective Randomized Evaluation of Blood Salvage Techniques for Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty. J. Arthroplasty 10:532-539, 1995.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Comparison of Cemented and Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty in Patients with Bilateral Hip Arthroplasties. J. Arthroplasty 10:603-608, 1995.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Continuous Passive Motion After Total Knee Arthroplasty. Clin Orthop 321:208-215, 1995.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Catastrophic Failure of Modular Zirconia Ceramic Femoral Head Components after Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Report of Two Cases. J Arthroplasty 10:848-850, 1995.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Predicting Quality of Life Outcomes Following Total Joint Arthroplasty: Limitations of the SF-36. J Arthroplasty 10:742-747, 1995.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Thiazide Induced Hyponatremia in the Postoperative Total Joint Replacement Patient. Contemp Orthop 1995 (in press.).
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: The Incidence of Thigh Pain After Uncemented Femoral Prosthesis as a Function of Femoral Stem Size. J Arthroplasty 11:304-311, 1996.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Radiographic Cost Reduction Strategy in Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Prospective Analysis. J Arthroplasty 1 1:277-280, 1996.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Hydroxyapatite-Coated Femoral Stems: A Matched Pair Analysis. J Bone Joint Surg 78-8, 319-324, 1996.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Heterotopic Ossification: Incidence in Cemented vs. Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty 11:58-63, 1996.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Comparative Risk of Early Pulmonary Embolism after Cemented Total Knee Versus Total Hip Arthroplasty with Low Dose Coumadin Prophylaxis. Am J Knee Surg 9:2-6, 1996.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Head Neck Modularity for Total Hip Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty 11:397-399, 1996.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: The Treatment of Early Symptomatic Pulmonary Embolism After Total Joint Replacement. J Arthroplasty 11: 522-525, 1996.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Osteoarthritis of the Hip - A Surgical Approach. Am J. Managed Care 2:1111-1114, 1996.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Relationship Between Polyethylene Wear, Pelvic Osteolysis and Clinical Symptomatology. J. Arthroplasty 11:769-772, 1996.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Primary Cementless Hip Arthroplasty with Titanium Plasma Sprayed Prosthesis. Clin Orthop 333:217-225, 1996.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Relationship of Total Hip Outcome Studies to Other Orthopedic Procedures. Clin Orthop 344:88-93, 1997.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Simultaneous Bilateral Versus Unilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty: Outcomes Analysis. Clin Ortho 345:106-112, 1997.
  • Rothman, Richard H. Editoral - All Change is Not Progress. J. Arthroplasty 13:121-122, 1998.
  • Rothman, Richard H.: Can Groin Pain Be Eliminated in a Conversion Arthroplasty. J. Arthroplasty 13:627-630, 1998.
  • Rothman, Richard H.: Treatment of Failed Cementless Components.
  • Rothman, Richard H., et al.: Immediate Weight Bearing After Uncemented Total Hip Arthroplasty. Clin. Orth 349:156-162, 1998.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al.: Minimum 10 Year Results of a Tapered Cementless Total Hip Replacement. Accepted for Clinical Orthopaedics, 1998.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Factors Influencing Choice of Implants in Total Hip Arthroplasty and Total Knee. J Arthroplasty 14:281-287, 1999.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Total Hip Arthroplasty in Patients on Long Term Renal Dialysis. J Arthroplasty 14, 1999.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Uncemented Total Hip Arthroplasty in Pagets Disease of the Hip. J. Arthroplasty 14: 872-875, 1999.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Disability Related to Disorders of the Foot and Ankle. J. Of Disability 8:19-24, August 1999.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Femoral Revision Hip Arthroplasty. Operative Techniques in Orth, 10:133-137, 2000.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Effects of Femoral Component Offset on Polyethylene Wear in Total Hip Arthroplasty. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 387: 000-000, 2001.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Pseudoaneurysm of the Femoral Artery. J Arthroplasty 15:531-534, 2000.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Primary Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty in Octogenarians. J Bone Joint Surg 83-A:359-363, 2001.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Cementless Femoral Fixation in the Rheumatoid Patient. J Arthroplasty 16:415-421, 2001.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Total Hip Arthroplasty Using Two Different Cementless Tapered Stems. Clin Orthop Related Research, 393:121-127, 2001.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Fixed Minidose Versus Adjusted Low Dose Warfarin after Total Joint Arthroplasty. J. Arthroplasty 16: 1030-1037, 2001.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al:. Why are Total Knee Arthroplasties Failing Today? Insall Award Paper. Clin Orthop Rel Research 404:7-13, 2002.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al.: Ten to Fifteen-Year Follow-up After Total Hip Arthroplasty with a Tapered Cobalt-Chromium Femoral Component (Tri-Lock) Inserted without Cement. J Bone Joint Surg 84A(12):2140-2144, 2002.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Stability and Leg Length Equality in Total Hip Arthroplasty. J. Arthroplasty, 18, 88-90, 2003.
  • Rothman, Richard H. et al: Early Failure Mechanisms of Constrained Acetabular Sockets. J. Arthroplasty, 18: 827-833, 2003.
  • Parvizi J, Martel JM, Shubert MA, Sharkey PF, Hozack WJ, Rothman RH. Ear Performance of Highly Cross-Linked Polyethylene Liner Versus Standard Polyethylene Liner in Bilateral Total Hip Arthroplasty. Submitted to J Bone Joint Surg October 2003.
  • Parvizi J, Bissett G, Hozack WJ, Sharkey PF, Rothman RH: Surgical Treatment of Limb Length Discrepancy Following Total Hip Arthroplasty. J Bone and Joint Surg,85A:12pp 2310-2317, 2003.
  • Parvizi J, Keisu KS, Hozack WJ, Sharkey PF, Rothman RH. Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty with An Uncemented Femoral Component: A Long Term Study of the Taperloc Stem. J Arthroplasty 19(2):151-156, 2004.
  • Austin MS, Sharkey PF, Hozack WJ, Rothman RH. Knee Failure Mechanisms after Total Knee Arthroplasty. Techniques in Knee Surgery, 3(1):55-59, 2004.
  • Pavizi J, Sharkey PF, Hozack WJ, Orzoco F, Bissett GA, Rothman RH. Prospective Matched-Pair Analysis of Hydroxyapatite-Coated and Uncoated Femoral Stems in Total Hip Arthroplasty. A Concise Follow-up of a Previous Report. J Bone Joint Surg 86A(4):783-786, 2004.
  • Rothman RH, et al. Prospective Matched Pair Analysis of Hydroxyapatite-coated and Uncoated Femoral Stems in Total Hip Arthroplasty. JBJS 86-A, 783-786, 2004.
  • Peter F. Sharkey MD, H. David Homesley MD, Shani Shastri MD, Sidney M. Jacoby BA, William J. Hozack MD, Richard H. Rothman, MD, PhD. Results of Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty After Exposure of the Knee with Extensor Mechanism Tenolysis. J. Arthroplasty, Volume 19, Issue 6, Pages 751-756, September 2004.
  • Matthew S. Austin MD, Gregg R. Klein MD, Peter F Sharkey MD, William J. Hozack MD, Richard H. Rothman MD, PhD. Late Sciatic Nerve Palsy Caused by Hematoma After Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty. J. Arthroplasty, Volume 19, Issue 6, Pages 790-792, September 2004.
  • Peter F. Sharkey MD, Shani Shastri MD, Marco A. Teloken MD, Javad Parvizi MD, William J. Hozack MD, Richard H. Rothman MD, Ph.D. Relationship Between Surgical Volume and Early Outcomes of Total Hip Arthroplasty. J. Arthroplasty, Volume 19, Issue 6, Pages 694-699, September 2004.
  • Klein GR, Parvizi J, Sharkey PF, Rothman RH, Hozack WJ: Minimally Invasive Total Hip Arthroplasty Internet Claims Made by Hip Society Members. The Hip Society, October 2004, Santa Fe, NM.
  • Parvizi J, Wickstrom E, Zeiger AR, Adams CS, Shapiro IM, Purtill JJ, Sharkey PF, Hozack WJ, Rothman RH, Hickok NJ. Frank Stinchfield Award. Titanium Surface with Biologic Activity Against Infection. Clin Orthop Rel Research 429:33-38, 2004.
  • Parvizi J, Rapuri VR, Purtill JJ, Sharkey PF, Rothman RH, Hozack WM. Treatment Protocol for Proximal Femoral Periprosthetic Fractures. J Bone Joint Surg, 86A: 8-16, 2004.
  • Parvizi J, Sharkey PF, Hozack WJ, Orzoco F, Bissett GA, Rothman RH. Outcome of Hydroxyapatite-Coated Femoral Stems. A Prospective Matched-Pair Analysis of Coated and Uncoated Implants. J. Bone Joint Surg (A). 86-A(4): 783-786, 2004.
  • Peak EL, Parvizi J, Ciminello M, Purtill JJ, Sharkey PF, Hozack WJ, Rothman RH. The Role of Patient Restrictions in Reducing the Prevalence of Early Dislocation following Total Hip Arthroplasty. J. Bone Joint Surg 87-A(2) 247-253, 2005.
  • Peak EL, Hozack WJ, Sharkey PF, Parvizi J, Rothman RH. One-Stage Bilateral Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Prospective and Comparative Study Between Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. Accepted to Orthopaedics March 2005.
  • Kurtz SM, Hozack WJ, Turner J, Purtill JJ, MacDonald D, Sharkey PF, Parvizi J, Manley R, Rothman RH. Mechanical Properties of Retrieved Highly Cross-Linked Crossfire Liners After Short-Term Implantation. J. Arthroplasty, 20(7): 840-849, 2005.
  • Rothman RH, et al. Total Hip Arthroplasty in Patients With Developmental Dysphasia. Seminars in Arthroplasty (In Press).
  • Rothman RH, et al. How To Write a Successful Manuscript. China Orthopaedics, 2:49,
  • Klein GR, Parvizi J, Sharkey PF, Rothman RH, HozackWJ: Minimally Invasive Total Hip Arthroplasty: Internet Claims Made by Members of the Hip Society. Clin Orthop Rel Research 441:68-70, 2005.
  • Rothman RH, et al: Management of Arthritis of the Hip in The Young Adult. JBJS 88-B, 1279-1285, 2006.
  • Rothman RH, et al: Bilateral Total Hip Arthroplasty – Clinical Orthopaedics, 453, 137-141, 2006.
  • Rothman RH, et al: Total Hip Arthroplasty for Acute Femoral Neck Fractures. Journal of Arthroplasty, 21:1134-1140, 2006.
  • Rothman RH, et al: Total Joint Arthroplasty: When do Fatal or Near Fatal Complications Occur? JBJS 89A:27-32, 2007.
  • Rothman RH, et al: Clinical Experience Using a Minimally Invasive Approach for Total Knee Arthroplasty. Journal of Arthroplasty 22:8-13, 2007.Rothman RH, et al: Can Epidural Anesthesia and Warfarin be Co-Administered? ClinOrthop Rel Research 456:133-137, 2007.
  • Rothman RH, et al: The Role of Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery in Reducing Pain.AAOS Inst. Course Lect. 56: 121-124, 2007.
  • Rothman RH, et al: Uncemented Total Hip Arthroplasty in Patients with a History of Pelvic Irradiation…JBJS 89:798-805, 2007.
  • Rothman RH, et al: Diet, Obesity, Nutrition and their Role in Arthritis. Seminars in Arthroplasty, 117-121, 2007.
  • Rothman RH, et al: The Inferior Vena Cave Filter is Effective in Preventing FatalPulmonary Embolism. Journal of Arthroplasty 22:343-348, 2007.
  • Rothman RH, et al: Minimally Invasive Hip Arthroplasty: What Role Does Patient Preconditioning Play? JBJS Volume 89-A No. 9 Pgs. 1920-1927 – September, 2007.
  • Rothman RH, et al: Does Excessive Anticoagulation Pre-dispose to Periprosthetic Infection? Journal of Arthroplasty 22, Sup. 2, 24-28, 2007.
  • Rothman RH, et al: The Rise in the Incidence of Pulmonary Embolism after Total JointArthroplasty. Clinical Orthopaedics 463, 107-113, 2007.
  • Rothman RH, et al: Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty with an Uncemented Femoral Component: Two-to Seven-Year Results. Journal of Arthroplasty Vol. 22, No. 7,Suppl. 3 – Pgs. 43-46, 2007.
  • Rothman RH, et al: Post-Operative Ileus After Total Joint Arthroplasty. Journal ofArthroplasty, 23:360-365, 2008.
  • Rothman RH, et al: The Noisy Ceramic Hip: Is Component Malpositioning the Cause?Journal of Arthroplasty, 23, 643-649, 2008.
  • Rothman RH, et al: Deep Venous Thromboses Prophylaxis for Total Joint Arthroplasty.Journal of Arthroplasty, 23: 2-5, 2008.
  • Rothman RH, et al: Hypoxemia After Total Joint Arthroplasty. Journal of Arthroplasty, 23: 1016-1021, 2008. Journal of Arthroplasty, 23: 1016-1021, 2008.
  • Rothman RH, et al: Vascular Injuries after Total Joint Arthroplasty. Journal of Arthroplasty. 23: 1115-1121, 2008.
     

Text Books

  • The Intervertebral Disc: co-authored with DePalma, Anthony, F., W. B. Saunders, 1970.
  • The Spine: Volumes I and II co-authored with Simeone, F. A., W. B. Saunders, 1975.
  • The Aging Spine: co-authored with Wiesel, Sam W. and Bemini, Philip M., W.B. Saunders, 1982.
  • The Spine: Second Edition Volumes I and II co-authored with Simeone, F.A., W. B. Saunders, 1982.
  • Industrial Low Back Pain: co-authored with Wiesel, S. W.and Feffer, H. L. Michie Co., 1985.
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery - Techniques and Complications: White, Rothman and Ray, C. V. Mosby,1988.
  • Total Hip Arthroplasty: Rothman, Richard H. et al. W. B. Saunders, 1988.
  • Complications of Total Hip Arthroplasty: Rothman, Richard H. et al, W. B. Saunders, 1988.
  • Neck Pain: Rothman, R.H. et al. Michie Co., 1986.
  • The Hip: Balderston, R.A., Rothman, R.H., and Booth, R. E. Lea and Febiger, 1991.
  • Low Back Pain, Second Ed.: Rothman, R. H. et al. Michie Publishing Co., 1989.
  • The Aging Spine. Rothman, R. H. et al. W. B. Saunders, 1991.
  • The Spine: Third Edition, Vol. I & II, W. B. Saunders, 1991.
  • Low Back Pain: Second Edition, Michie Publishing Co., 1996.
  • Low Back Pain, Lexis Publishing, 1997.


Symposia

  • Diseases of the Intervertebral Disc: Rothman, Richard H., W. B. Saunders, 1971
  • The Shoulder: Rothman, Richard H., W. B. Saunders, 1975.
  • The Lumbar Spine: Rothman, Richard H., W. B. Saunders, 1977.
     

Audio-Visual Programs

  • Sound-Slide Program for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Myelographic Patterns in Lumbar Disc Degeneration, 1975.
  • Operative Treatment of Lumbar Disc Disease, Orthopedic Audio-Synopsis Foundation, 1977.
  • American College of Surgeons Clinitapes,
  • Current Concepts in the Treatment of Low Back Pain, 1977.

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